Category Archives: Furniture

29th Anniversary Party at The Whistling Elk June 1st at High Noon!

Well, it’s that time of year again when we celebrate The Whistling Elk Anniversary.  Our 29th!!! Chester is a wonderful place to be in business and I love all my customers…some of whom have been shopping with me for the … Continue reading

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The Changing Winds of Design

There is really nothing like a beautiful Traditional room design.  Warm. Cozy. Timeless. I can’t imagine anything better than that. Designers who create rooms incorporating Traditional looks with a few clean modern accents or maybe some wonderful vintage or antique … Continue reading

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The Doldrums of Winter

Yup, it’s the doldrums of winter yet again.  Everything feels slower in January but that is really not true.  During and just after Christmas in the shop you are already planning like crazy for the coming year. In January I … Continue reading

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2018 Mark Roberts Fairies

Well, last week the Mark Roberts Fairies arrived on the scene!  As always they are adorable.  We have a selection out now for your viewing pleasure! This year Mark has introduced some new elves and they are beautiful!  They have … Continue reading

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LAMPE BERGER BECOMES MAISON BERGER

Lampe Berger has a new name! M A I S O N   B E R G E R and is going to be introducing a lot of new products! When I go to the Home Accessories and Gift Show in … Continue reading

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The Whistling Elk 28th Anniversary

Wow, another year has come and gone at The Whistling Elk. We have just entered our 29th year in business!! So very soon now we will be celebrating our 28th Anniversary.   Watch for our posts letting you know what our special plans … Continue reading

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Mondays at The Whistling Elk

Wishing you a Happy New Year!…and reminding you that The Whistling Elk is OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK…for your shopping convenience. Mondays from 10:00 am til 4 pm Tuesday thru Sunday from 10:00 am til 5:30 pm Mondays are especially good days to … Continue reading

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2017 is Fast Drawing to a Close!

As 2017 draws to a close, I would just like to say how grateful I am for all the wonderful customers who frequent my shop! It has been another wonderful year!  And I am enthusiastically awaiting the beginning of my … Continue reading

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Sometimes You Just Need a Flying Pig…

I have been awaiting this particular art shipment for over two weeks.  It was on the road for almost a month….which is very scary…But it is all perfect!  So very happy it’s here! Right now it is leaning just about everywhere … Continue reading

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The Whistling Elk is Sponsoring a Lampe Berger Special for Mother’s Day

It’s a perfect time to try a Lampe Berger at The Whistling Elk! We have lots of beautiful lampes to choose from and when you purchase one you can get a tripack of 3 fragrances for 50% off! There are … Continue reading

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The Whistling Elk 2017 Another Year Another Fresh Start!

Wow, I guess moving really did affect me!  I just realized that I have not posted to the blog in over 5 months!  Oh My!  But life at The Whistling Elk continues… The Fall and Christmas season has passed…I made my … Continue reading

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Moving Can Put You in a Funk

Well, I sold my home and moved to a new one.  That is a pretty short sentence but it says a lot and the whole process put me in a funk….so much work!  I feel like I fell asleep in … Continue reading

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People are always asking me “Does your Home look like this”

…They ask this when they are standing in my shop amidst the furniture and home accessories that are displayed in The Whistling Elk. I usually just shrug off this question because I have never really thought much about it – … Continue reading

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The Cream of the Crop

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Over the years one tends to “adopt” great pieces… This pretty antique vanity originated in Denmark and is circa 1910… It’s been with me for 10-15 years and now it can be yours! Yup, it’s in … Continue reading

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Those Pretty New Things Are Arriving!

Shopping for the store is a lot of fun but I have to admit it is even more fun when the merchandise actually starts to flow in and you open everything up and feel like you are getting presents! This week … Continue reading

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Shopping for Pretty New Things…

This. Week. I’ll. Be. Shopping. for pretty new things to make your visits to The Whistling Elk exciting! Can’t wait to see what I find….  

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I’m With Miss Piggy…Everyday Should Be A Small Business Shopping Day!

I am still chuckling over the Small Business Saturday video featuring Miss Piggy (it’s posted on chesterstreettalk.com.) Very Cute!  Thanks for sharing Jess! And yes, the Christmas Season is almost here… Thanksgiving is next week!  Wow! I can’t wait to … Continue reading

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I am So Grateful it Wasn’t That Windy Today

I am so grateful that there was not torrential rain and only a little wind today… I received a shipment of mirrors…mostly oversize…and of course had to unpack outside in the cold and drizzle… Carrying mirrors this big in wind is like … Continue reading

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Home Décor and The Whistling Elk

The latest shipment of artwork came yesterday.  There were two boxes (one of them over 6′ high) on a big skid….it was a hot day to contemplate opening that much freight. But as always when I started to take out … Continue reading

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Walls Define a Room – Fill Them with Beautiful Art

A shipment of art just arrived late yesterday afternoon.  After the initial flurry of activity required to take in the shipment, unpack it and examine it then price it….I got to thinking of how the walls of a room define … Continue reading

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